Security - Example: Phishing attempt 03.06.19
Examples of ways to identify a spear phishing attempt
How can I tell if a message is legit?
Be suspicious if ANY of these clues appear....
Part 1: The message
1. Appears to come from a trusted university source but does not have a uwplatt address
2. Hovering over the link reveals -- again -- it is not a uwplatt address
3. No subject
4. Brief message with a sense of urgency
5. Incomplete and/or unusual signature
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